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Mouse Model Shows How Parkinson’s Disease Begins in the Gut

Mouse Model Shows How Parkinson’s Disease Begins in the Gut

Transneuronal Propagation of Pathologic α-Synuclein from the Gut to the Brain Models Parkinson’s Disease Published: June 26, 2019 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2019.05.035 Interview with Ted Dawson discussing his lab’s demonstration that misfolded α-synuclein which can move from the stomach to the brain and cause physical and cognitive symptoms.: https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/mouse-model-shows-how-parkinsons-disease-begins-in-the-gut-66048

Research required to look at connections between head injuries and dementia

Research required to look at connections between head injuries and dementia

The time is right to reopen discussions and to conduct research looking at the effects of mild traumatic head injuries and the connections to dementia later in life. Since the publication of Alzheimer’s Australia NSW’s paper in March 2013, examining the connection between later-life cognitive impairment and dementia (primarily Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy – CTE) in […]